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aws_direct_connect_gateway - Manage AWS Direct Connect Gateway.

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • Creates AWS Direct Connect Gateway
  • Deletes AWS Direct Connect Gateway
  • Attaches Virtual Gateways to Direct Connect Gateway
  • Detaches Virtual Gateways to Direct Connect Gateway

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • boto
  • boto3
  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
amazon_asn
required
amazon side asn
aws_access_key
AWS access key. If not set then the value of the AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID, AWS_ACCESS_KEY or EC2_ACCESS_KEY environment variable is used.

aliases: ec2_access_key, access_key
aws_secret_key
AWS secret key. If not set then the value of the AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY, AWS_SECRET_KEY, or EC2_SECRET_KEY environment variable is used.

aliases: ec2_secret_key, secret_key
direct_connect_gateway_id
id of an existing direct connect gateway
ec2_url
Url to use to connect to EC2 or your Eucalyptus cloud (by default the module will use EC2 endpoints). Ignored for modules where region is required. Must be specified for all other modules if region is not used. If not set then the value of the EC2_URL environment variable, if any, is used.
name
name of the dxgw to be created or deleted
profile
(added in 1.6)
Uses a boto profile. Only works with boto >= 2.24.0.
region
The AWS region to use. If not specified then the value of the AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION environment variable, if any, is used. See http://docs.aws.amazon.com/general/latest/gr/rande.html#ec2_region

aliases: aws_region, ec2_region
security_token
(added in 1.6)
AWS STS security token. If not set then the value of the AWS_SECURITY_TOKEN or EC2_SECURITY_TOKEN environment variable is used.

aliases: access_token
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
present to ensure resource is created.
absent to remove resource
validate_certs
bool

(added in 1.5)
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
When set to "no", SSL certificates will not be validated for boto versions >= 2.6.0.
virtual_gateway_id
vpn gateway id of an existing virtual gateway

Notes

Note

  • If parameters are not set within the module, the following environment variables can be used in decreasing order of precedence AWS_URL or EC2_URL, AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID or AWS_ACCESS_KEY or EC2_ACCESS_KEY, AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY or AWS_SECRET_KEY or EC2_SECRET_KEY, AWS_SECURITY_TOKEN or EC2_SECURITY_TOKEN, AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION
  • Ansible uses the boto configuration file (typically ~/.boto) if no credentials are provided. See https://boto.readthedocs.io/en/latest/boto_config_tut.html
  • AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION can be typically be used to specify the AWS region, when required, but this can also be configured in the boto config file

Examples

- name: Create a new direct connect gateway attached to virtual private gateway
  dxgw:
    state: present
    name: my-dx-gateway
    amazon_asn: 7224
    virtual_gateway_id: vpg-12345
  register: created_dxgw

- name: Create a new unattached dxgw
  dxgw:
    state: present
    name: my-dx-gateway
    amazon_asn: 7224
  register: created_dxgw

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
result
complex
state=present
The attributes of the Direct Connect Gateway

  direct_connect_gateway_name
The name of the direct connect gateway.

  direct_connect_gateway_state
The state of the direct connect gateway.

  amazon_side_asn
ASN on the amazon side.

  direct_connect_gateway_id
The ID of the direct connect gateway.

  owner_account
The AWS account ID of the owner of the direct connect gateway.



Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Maintenance

This module is flagged as community which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Community. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

For a list of other modules that are also maintained by the Ansible Community, see here.

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